The newsroom includes access to CHA News, which provides timely information to members every Monday and Thursday and is at the core of CHA benefits. In addition, it is also home to resources such as toolkits and talking points designed to help member hospitals and health systems communicate with internal and external audiences on a range of current health care-related issues. Links to CHA media statements and press releases can also be found here.
The federal No Surprises Act (NSA) defaults to state law where states have enacted legislation that is at least as comprehensive as the federal law that took effect on Jan. 1.
To help California hospitals as they face increased patient volumes due to COVID-19 and the omicron variant surge, CHA is sharing graphics for use in social media. The graphics, which are available for both Facebook and Twitter, are designed to serve as a reminder that patients should save the emergency department for emergencies and seek a […]
On Jan. 8, the Governor released his 2021-22 state budget proposal – a $227.2 billion budget plan that provides funding for immediate COVID-19 response and relief efforts for many Californians impacted by the pandemic.
California’s redistricting is complete, and final maps were sent to the secretary of state on Dec. 27.
In 2021, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced its plans to centralize and automate the program flexibility process for all facilities requesting program flexibility and for skilled-nursing facilities requesting workforce shortage waivers and patient needs waivers.
CHA has issued a members-only summary, prepared by Health Policy Alternatives, Inc., of the supplemental federal fiscal year (FFY) 2022 inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS) final rule.
CHA has issued a members-only summary, prepared by Health Policy Alternatives, Inc., of the proposed notice of benefit and payment parameters for 2023 issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Comments are due to CMS by 2 p.m. (PT) on Jan. 27.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued its proposed rule for the 2023 Medicare Advantage (MA) and Part D plan year.
Based on requests from stakeholders, including CHA, the Department of Health Care Services has released guidance on the reimbursement requirements associated with the California Advancing and Innovating Medi-Cal (CalAIM) major organ transplant changes.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released additional resources that can help facilities and providers prepare for the independent dispute resolution (IDR) process included in the No Surprises Act (NSA), which took effect on Jan. 1.